DIFO has overall responsibility for the top-level domain “.dk”. The Danish Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs has appointed DIFO as the association responsible for administering the .dk domain.
DIFO was founded on 1 July 1999 with the sole purpose of assuming administration of the top-level domain “.dk”.
DIFO is a not for profit association whose members represent a wide spectrum of the Danish internet community, including suppliers (IBFO, the Danish IT Industry Association etc.), professional users (the Confederation of Danish Industry, the Danish Chamber of Commerce etc.) and private users (the Consumer Council, the Danish IT Society etc.).
DK Hostmaster A/S is DIFO's subsidiary company, and administers all .dk domain names and ensures the operation of the Danish internet infrastructure.
DIFO owns DK Hostmaster and defines the framework for its activities.